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Costispirifer

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Acrospiriferidae

Taxonomy
Costispirifer was named by Copper (1942) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg-l D Emsi Sepkoski's reference number: 25,764]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Costispiriferinae.

It was assigned to Spiriferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Costispiriferinae by Williams et al. (2006).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Costispirifer Copper
2002Costispirifer Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Costispirifer Williams et al. p. 1838

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferida
suborderDelthyridinaIvanova 1972
superfamilyDelthyridoideaPhillips 1841
familyAcrospiriferidaeTermier and Termier 1949
subfamilyCostispiriferinaeTermier and Termier 1949
genusCostispiriferCopper 1942

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available